Transport-related injuries in Ontario

Ontarians are at considerable risk of transport-related injury. Contributing factors include the significant time spent traveling as drivers, passengers, and vulnerable road users such as cyclists, pedestrians, and motorcyclists; the number of registered vehicles; environmental factors like road conditions and urban planning; and risk-taking behaviours, among others. The overview of transport injury data presented in this edition of the Ontario Injury Compass will assist healthcare and injury prevention practitioners in addressing this injury issue.

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Updated March 5, 2014